The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 24 7 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 69 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.82% 19.33% 0.44%
As % of the General category 27.27% 50.74% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 1
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -29.09%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
88 136 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.66% 38.10% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 128 63
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £54,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Games.

1 41 (53.25%) Online Games
2 37 (48.05%) HTML
2 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.05%) CSS
3 35 (45.45%) C#
4 30 (38.96%) Java
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (33.77%) HTML5
5 26 (33.77%) CSS3
6 20 (25.97%) Apple iOS
6 20 (25.97%) Android
7 19 (24.68%) Web Development
7 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
8 18 (23.38%) Xbox
9 17 (22.08%) OOP
9 17 (22.08%) OO
9 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.78%) Cocoa
10 16 (20.78%) Objective-C
10 16 (20.78%) Finance
10 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
10 16 (20.78%) Apple Swift
10 16 (20.78%) Cocoa Touch
10 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
10 16 (20.78%) Mobile App
10 16 (20.78%) Android Development
10 16 (20.78%) iOS Development
10 16 (20.78%) Animation
10 16 (20.78%) Core Animation
10 16 (20.78%) Core Data

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.19%) OLAP
3 4 (5.19%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) Calabash
2 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.19%) JUnit
2 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (70.13%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Analyst
3 19 (24.68%) Web Developer
4 18 (23.38%) Software Analyst
5 16 (20.78%) Mobile Developer
5 16 (20.78%) SQL Developer
6 15 (19.48%) C# Developer
7 14 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (16.88%) QA Analyst
8 13 (16.88%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (16.88%) Test Analyst
9 12 (15.58%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (15.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (15.58%) iOS Developer
9 12 (15.58%) QA Automation Analyst
9 12 (15.58%) QA Tester
9 12 (15.58%) Tester
10 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
10 11 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
11 10 (12.99%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) CSS
1 37 (48.05%) HTML
2 26 (33.77%) CSS3
2 26 (33.77%) HTML5
3 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
3 16 (20.78%) Cocoa
3 16 (20.78%) Cocoa Touch
3 16 (20.78%) Core Animation
3 16 (20.78%) Core Data
4 11 (14.29%) Kendo UI
5 9 (11.69%) .NET
6 8 (10.39%) RESTful
7 6 (7.79%) jQuery
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.30%) DirectX
9 1 (1.30%) Middleware
9 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.30%) SOAP
9 1 (1.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.30%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.25%) Online Games
2 18 (23.38%) Xbox
3 16 (20.78%) Animation
3 16 (20.78%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Android
1 20 (25.97%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Web Development
3 17 (22.08%) OO
3 17 (22.08%) OOP
4 16 (20.78%) Android Development
4 16 (20.78%) iOS Development
4 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
5 14 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 12 (15.58%) Mobile Development
6 12 (15.58%) TDD
7 11 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.39%) SDLC
9 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.30%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
2 35 (45.45%) C#
3 30 (38.96%) Java
4 16 (20.78%) Apple Swift
4 16 (20.78%) Objective-C
5 13 (16.88%) TypeScript
6 9 (11.69%) SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
8 4 (5.19%) R
9 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) ISEB
2 10 (12.99%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
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